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Los Angeles flood hits university

2 hours 10 min ago
A burst water main causes flooding along Los Angeles' Sunset Boulevard at the University of California, Los Angeles, officials say.

Ex-NoW editors charged over hacking

2 hours 10 min ago
Two former News of the World journalists have been charged with conspiring to hack phones, the Crown Prosecution Service says.

Energy firms to 'double' margins

2 hours 18 min ago
The big six energy firms are set to double their profit margins over the next year, according to estimates by the regulator, Ofgem.

UN accuses Israel over Gaza shelter

2 hours 30 min ago
UN officials accuse Israel of launching a deadly attack on a UN-run school housing thousands of refugees in Gaza despite repeated warnings.

Moyes bar 'scuffle' case dropped

2 hours 44 min ago
Former Manchester United manager David Moyes is no longer being investigated over an alleged scuffle in a bar in Lancashire, police say.

Wednesday's gossip column

2 hours 55 min ago
Borini resumes talks with Sunderland, Fellaini's wages could scupper Napoli move, Lovren visa delay plus more.

Woman, 34, found dead in river

3 hours 10 sec ago
A woman's body is pulled from a south Wales river, Gwent Police confirm.

Ex-policeman on Rodney murder charge

3 hours 26 min ago
A former policeman is to be charged with murdering a man who was shot dead after a car was stopped by officers in north London nine years ago.

Fastest growth in Spain since 2007

3 hours 27 min ago
Spain's economy is growing at its fastest quarterly rate since the end of 2007, but it is also facing a deflation threat.

US economic growth surges by 4%

3 hours 28 min ago
The US economy grew by 4% in the second quarter, according to a preliminary reading by the US Department of Commerce, beating expectations.

New banker rules 'could hurt London'

3 hours 33 min ago
Bank of England plans to penalise badly-performing bankers could put London at a disadvantage as a financial centre, says banking industry body BBA.

Guinea concert stampede 'kills 34'

3 hours 35 min ago
At least 24 people have died after a stampede at a beach concert in Conakry, the capital of Guinea, with dozens reported injured.

Savile charity to challenge payouts

3 hours 40 min ago
A charity set up by Jimmy Savile is challenging any payouts of compensation to victims of the sex attacker, victims' lawyers say.

House to vote to sue President Obama

3 hours 40 min ago
The US House of Representatives is set to pass a resolution authorising it to sue President Barack Obama for what Republican leaders describe as his overreach of authority.

Tablet screens to correct sight loss

3 hours 40 min ago
US engineers have developed a prototype tablet display that compensates for an individuals' vision problems.

Lessons to be learned over killings

3 hours 54 min ago
Lessons need to be learned from the case of a man who killed his wife and young son at their home near Porthmadog, an official review finds.

PM pledges £3m in extra aid for Gaza

4 hours 1 min ago
An additional £3m in UK aid is to be made available to help the humanitarian situation in Gaza, Prime Minister David Cameron says.

Kallis retires from internationals

4 hours 2 min ago
South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis announces his retirement from all international cricket at the age of 38.

Calls for all-party talks to resume

4 hours 11 min ago
The new Irish Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan says he wants to see a resumption of all-party talks in Northern Ireland in September.

England diving pair win silver medal

4 hours 11 min ago
England's Tonia Couch and Sarah Barrow are just beaten by Canada to gold in the women's synchronised 10m platform.

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